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Northumberland-Sunbury West Channel Bridge (1813)

Facts 

Overview
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over East Branch Susquehanna River (West Channel) on King Street
Location
Northumberland, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Built 1812-1813 by Theodore Burr; destroyed by flood 1839
Builder
- Theodore Burr of Torrington, Connecticut
Design
Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Total length: 848.5 ft.
Deck width: 30.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.88733, -76.78989   (decimal degrees)
40°53'14" N, 76°47'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/349208/4527791 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 97953 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 19, 2022: Added by Paul Plassman

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